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Percy news - ^ PERCY By Kenneth Fish. ^ A large crowd...
^ PERCY By Kenneth Fish. ^ A large crowd attended the Looney Springs quarterly meet- Ing at the.Percy Baptist church, Thursday, It proved to'be inspirational to all The morning speakers were Rev. William.., Coleman, Marion/ and Rcy.-Charles 'Simonds of Cambria. .'•' About 'ninety^persons were pres- entfor -the/noon meal. .-, . . ;' : The -'afternoon speakers. : were; Eev. H. T. Rafnel of. Murphysbdro, and' Rev.;'Ver'n6n W." Armstrong, Missionary to' the 'Belgian 'Congo since 1929. -'-' : .,. - . '." ... : '• Rev. -A-moa Barton, of Alton, was the evenJng.-speaker "for the'young, .people, -', arid -preached an. -inspiring message" on following Christ'; . . , Th"e : ,Denmark -church furnished a quartet number for -the" morning •"session,: said- Rev.' and Mrs. Charles, Simonds sang a duet in the afternoon. Murphysboro -was rep-, resented by ;.36 young., people' and a large:group of, adults. ,- ' . A very : large-crowd,.attended the ."Family-.Night" program .at. the -Sparta High 'school gym, ^Friday night. Practically the whole Percy unit-attended as well : as their- fajrdlies and many friends. Rev. .William."Webber .acted 'as -song leader for the audience! The Percy unit presented '.'Mrs. Apple and .Corps,"' an lularious comedy,' whlcl^was well received.. ,(They may stage it at Percy for the Amerlran Legion). The Tilden unit presented "The .All Girl Orchestra," a'comic number. The Baldwin unit'stagcd a unique num- .ber, "Our ; Family Lizzie," iri'which tires and .wheels-were represented by women. 'All four became, flat' tires and were "pump«d up." Sparta-Blair unit presented, a '"Punch and Judy" number, "Just Us Girls." . Coultervillc unit presented a song and a comic reading about dogs. "Down Memory Lane," by the Red Bud unit was very interesting and somewhat amusing, in picturing scenes from 'the post of a mother and her family. -. -- . •

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  1. The Daily Independent,
  2. 02 Feb 1948, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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